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Ralph Brunker PENNY

Regimental number95
Date of birth--/09/1879
Place of birthWoodhouse England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyors assistant
AddressSt Helens, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Henry James Penny, St Helens, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF40
Promotion date: 24 January 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF40
Promotion date: 1 May 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 29 December 1918

FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919

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